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« on: February 05, 2018 01:09:01 PM »

When it comes to travel, many come home with a collection of things to save ticket stubs, postcards, brochures, maps and more. Why not curate something fun to collect and house all of those mementos along with jotting down your thoughts and memories?

There are several ways to approach journaling, so I suggest getting what speaks most to you.Here is what I purchased.

Watercolor Journal
Water Resistant Pen
Watercolor Brush
Watercolor Paints
Glue Stick
Bag for Carrying

If you choose not to use watercolors, you can certainly purchase any kind of journal. Use colored pencils, fine tipped markers, pastels or even crayons (why not?) to pepper color throughout your travel journal.

Basically from there, you can do whatever inspires you! Draw what you see and fill it in. Just use watercolor. Add in paper mementos and receipts. Save postcards. It's your journal... make it beautiful as you see fit. Here are pages from mine below.

And photos from an artsy friend of mine:

If you'd like to see more including a video of my project, please see here http://www.hillcitybride.com/2017/08/diy-honeymoon-travel-journal/
Victoria Kamalova
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018 12:18:59 AM »

It is great! I wish I had my owm of this kind. Will try to do one next day.
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2018 11:53:13 AM »

Thank you for sharing your tutorial!  I travel a lot and always collect to journal later (which somehow never happens), for my next trip I'm totally going to try some of your tips Smiley

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